Lars Jensen on Day 53 of the #redsea crisis, likely shipping network restructure and implications for shippers.
CMA CGM’s formal confirmation yesterday that “as from February 1st, 2024 and until further notice, all services initially routed via the Red Sea passage will now follow the Cape of Good Hope routing” completes the separation between the global alliance carriers and smaller niche carriers still operating services using the Bab al-Mandeb crossing, notes Lars.
Shippers in the Arabian Gulf, Indian Subcontinent and East Africa-Europe trades who work with the major carriers are advised to “expect fewer direct port calls and more transhipment hubs – especially into the Mediterranean” as shipping service networks are redesigned to adapt to the new reality.
Sure to be a major talking point at this week’s FRUIT LOGISTICA is what does this all mean for #reefercontainer cargoes especially fruit and other seasonal fresh produce that do not take kindly to longer transits and transhipments?
What will be the fallout and short/longer term response for and from shippers and logistics providers?
#caveatemptor #coldchainlogistics #redsea #disruption #containershipping #reefercontainer #foodsupplychain #keeptradeflowing
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